Hundreds of thousands of online orders across tens of thousands of albums (and singles). Thousands of over the counter sales. Countless great records. We're blessed to be around new music and around you lot. Here's the twenty-three that defined '23.

Blink-182 - One More Time
Bombay Bicycle Club
- My Big Day
boygenius - the record

- Famous Last Words
Circa Waves
- Never Going Under
Yussef Dayes
- Black Classical Music
Olivia Dean
- Messy
Enter Shikari
- A Kiss For The Whole World
- The Secret To Life
- Angels And Queens
The Hives
- The Death Of Randy Fitzsimmons
Hot Mulligan
- Why Would I Watch
- Volcano
Jalen Ngonda
- Come Around And Love Me
Nothing But Thieves
- Dead Club City
- This Is Why
Maisie Peters
- The Good Witch
Olivia Rodrigo
- Guts
Spanish Love Songs
- No Joy
- Here Come The Early Nights
Trophy Eyes
- Suicide And Sunshine
Young Fathers
- Heavy Heavy


And last but not least, here are our picks of the year from some of our staff:

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